Monday, October 3, 2011

Friday Night Dates :: 19

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The suspense took over
as we cuddled up.

The smell of lavender
and caramelized onions
lingered all around us.

It was such a delicious night.
Here are the recipes...

Sage and Goat Cheese Crostini With Caramelized Onions

{Adapted from Food.com}
Ingredients:
* 6 ounces goat cheese * 2 tablespoons fresh sage, finely chopped * 2 medium onions, sliced thin * 1/4 cup Grand Marnier * 1 tablespoon butter * 1 tablespoon olive oil * salt & pepper
Directions:
1.Melt butter and olive oil in skillet over med heat.2.Add onions stir occasionally, until browned.3.Add salt and pepper and Grand Marnier, cook until alcohol evaporates. 4.Remove from heat; set aside. 5.Mix sage and goat cheese, reserve some sage to sprinkle over crostini later. 6.Toast sliced baguettes. 7.Spread goat cheese mixture onto sliced crostini. 8.Top with onions. 9.Sprinkle with sage. 10.Serve at room temperature. 11.Enjoy!
Undercover Mink


1 ½ oz CHAMBORD Flavored Vodka
½ oz Honey
½ oz Lemon Juice
5 Sage Leaves
Top Perrier®
Lavender


Muddle sage and lavender and add ingredients. Shake and strain into a rocks glass, garnish with a sage leaf and a lavender sprig.

Did you find romance with your sweetie?

5 comments:

Linda D. said...

No charade here! Just beautiful!

Linda D. said...

Oh yes.. and my romantic weekend "date" consisted of a trip to the flea market, flea market lemonade and hot dog! Priceless!

Secret Mom Thoughts said...

My date was drinking beer at the football game. Not as fancy but still fun.

Sue said...

This may be my favorite of your dates, ever.

=)

Caroline said...

Oh I've never seen Charade but I really like Audrey Hepburn so I bet I would love it! I also LOVE goat cheese so the Crostini looks divine!!!!